PE fundraiser

Ready, set, go: running step in step during PE fundraiser for technology

Originally published June 18, 2018 in the Murray Journal.

By Julie Slama

Liberty Elementary’s Carlos Nieto-Rosales set a goal — to be the first fourth-grader to cross the finish line at his school’s fun run.

In preparation, he not only ran with his class and trained through physical education, but he played soccer three times a week and found time to run around his neighborhood doing both sprints and some distance workouts he created himself.

“I don’t want to stop running,” he said. “I want to make my mom and dad proud.”  Read More

CVES Fun Run raises money for new technology

Originally published March 16, 2018, in the Alabster Reporter.

By Amelia Kortright

ALABASTER – Students at Creek View Elementary School got some exercise while raising funds for their classrooms at the school’s annual Fun Run on Friday, March 16.

According to CVES Principal Charissa Cole, money was raised through pledges from the students’ families and will go toward adding new technology, like Chromebooks and iPads, to classrooms. By 9:30 a.m., Cole said the school was close to completing its goal of raising at least $20,000, and would most likely reach it by the end of the day. Read More